Ports of Los Angeles & Long Beach announce clean air award winners


AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have selected seven local maritime and cargo companies as this year’s recipients of the Clean Air Action Plan Air Quality Awards, an honor presented to those taking extraordinary measures to cut air emissions, moder Read More »

Permanent concrete work begins at Panama Canal expansion

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In yet another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, permanent concrete work for the Atlantic and Pacific new set of locks recently began – marking one of the most important phases of the construction.

Last March, the contractor, Gr Read More »

Gottwald cranes christened for Associated Terminals

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Associated Terminals is in the midst of another busy year for capital expenditures, taking delivery of two new floating cranes. In a slight departure from recent christenings, the company held two ceremonies on-site, the first at the Port of St. Bernard a Read More »

Pacer International raises FY profit outlook

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

Third-party logistics provider Pacer International posted market-beating quarterly results as cost controls boosted gross margins, and raised its full-year earnings outlook.

The company raised its full-year earnings forecast to $0.32-$0.37 a share fro Read More »

CH Robinson Q2 results lag estimates

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Transport Intermediaries

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc , the biggest logistics provider in the United States, posted lower-than-expected quarterly results, hurt by higher expenses.

Second-quarter net income rose to $111 million, or 67 cents a share, from $97.2 million, or 59 ce Read More »

Hub Group Q2 results beats Street

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Intermodal

Freight management company Hub Group Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly results as its intermodal segment drove sales growth.

For the April-June period, the company earned $14.4 million, or 39 cents a share, compared with $9.6 million, or 26 ce Read More »

Transportation Costing Group announces next generation product

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Intermodal

Transportation Costing Group (TCG), the premier provider of Activity-Based Costing and Profitability Management solutions for truckload and less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carriers, today announced the availability of the next generation of its highly acc Read More »

Canadian Pacific Q2 profit falls on flooding woes

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Intermodal

Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 23 percent fall in second-quarter profit as harsh weather and prolonged flooding hampered railroad operations.

Canada's second-biggest railroad said April-June profit fell to C$128 million ($135.7 million), or 75 Ca Read More »

Norfolk Southern Q2 profit beats estimates

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Intermodal

U.S. railroad Norfolk Southern Corp reported higher quarterly profit that beat Wall Street forecasts, with the coal and intermodal sectors leading a double-digit revenue increase.

Fuel costs and tight truck capacity have driven more shipments to the r Read More »

Emirates SkyCargo becomes first airline to use new Envirotainer

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Air Cargo

Emirates SkyCargo has become the first airline to transport the new generation of containers which can heat and cool temperature-sensitive cargo. Two Envirotainer 'RAP e2' carrying pharmaceutical products were transported on a commercial flight from Hambu Read More »

Air France-KLM adds euro zone crisis to risk list

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Air Cargo

Air France-KLM posted a 212 million euro ($308 million) net loss last quarter as fuel bills rose and it took a knife to plans to offer more seats next winter amid mounting fears over the euro zone debt crisis.

Europe's largest airline by revenue said Read More »

Bangkok Flight Services awarded IATA ISAGO Certificate

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Air Cargo

Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), following the successful completion of its Corporate and Station audit in Bangkok, Thailand, has been awarded the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO). ISAGO is a standard Read More »

Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Air Cargo

Purolator, Canada's leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly's 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable suppl Read More »

Crowley names Michel VP of Safety & Learning

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Crowley Maritime Corp. announced that Suz Michel has assumed the role of vice president of safety and learning, a position that gives her oversight for both the Safety, Security, Quality & Environmental (SSQE) and People Development & Learning (PDL) group Read More »

China Shipping Container Lines sees loss in H1

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Liner Shipping

China Shipping Container Lines Co Ltd said it would swing to a net loss for the first half of 2011 from a profit a year ago, with the international container market adversely affected by the debt crisis in Europe. Read More »

NOL’s Wu named Asia Pacific CIO of the year


AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Liner Shipping

NOL Group, the Singapore-based container shipping and logistics company, today announced that CIO Wu Choy Peng has been named Asia Pacific CIO of the year.

The award recognizes Ms Wu's leadership and role as an advocate of information technology. It Read More »

MOL enhances Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW)

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Liner Shipping

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced an upgrade to its Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW). From July 2011 through 2012, MOL will launch a total of 10 new 5,600 TEU containerships which will replace our currently-operated vessels on the CSW. Read More »

Evergreen Line will launch KCS service

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Liner Shipping

In order to continuously provide an improved network to customers, Evergreen Line will launch a new Kaohsiung-Cebu feeder Service (KCS Service) - effective from late July.

Evergreen Line will deploy one 950-TEU ship with a rotation: Kaohsiung - Cebu - Read More »

CMA CGM sees 2011 profitable

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Liner Shipping

French privately held shipping company CMA CGM expects to stay in the black this year despite pressure on freight rates and is preparing to resume investing in new vessels, Lloyd's List said.

"I will not say we are doing very well because it is not li Read More »

Sugar delays to ease as Santos port modernizes

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Delays in sugar loading at Santos are expected to ease as Latin America's No. 1 port modernizes, port and shipping executives said.

Santos, Brazil's leading sugar port, has seen delays in sugar loading stretching to several weeks, before the peak of t Read More »